Tommy Honton – Designer
Tommy Honton is a Los Angeles-based experience designer who specializes in weaving interactivity and game mechanics into narrative storytelling. Across the United States, he has produced interactive and immersive work for audiences of all sizes, ranging from 1 to 80,000. He is also co-creator and designer of the critically-acclaimed escape room Stash House and co-founder of the interactive exhibition Museum of Selfies.
Jesse Warren – Designer
Jesse Warren is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer, and co-Creator of the first million-dollar web series -- THE BANNEN WAY — for Sony. As a Narrative Designer, he brings his "story first" approach to whatever he's creating... be it game mechanics, world building, or interactive experience design. He is currently looking to collaborate on innovative projects that test boundaries and help define what is possible in a given industry.
Tuangkamol Thongborisute- Production Designer
Tuangkamol Thongborisute (Tuang T, b. 1991, Bangkok) is an interactive artist, experiential designer and a curator, working with various digital technologies and customized physical objects. She is interested in human behavior, emotion, and social relationships through analog and digital technology interaction. Her works deliver joyfulness, rhetorical questions, data visualization, and friendly sarcasm. With this playful qualities, her audiences are led to explore surrounding matters, their inner self, and their relationships with others. Tuang also likes to work in community-based project and collaboration environment. She is a co-founder of "Open Plan Collective" -- an art collective from L.A. based artists that focuses on public art, interactive performance, and immersive installation. Contact information: tuangstudio.com
Jason Siadek – Technical Director
Jason Siadek is an interactive artist and game designer who co-created Battlestations, the boardgame that lets players move on a moving starship. As a 20+ year artist at Burning Man, Siadek has designed many projects for the playa, such as the Lunar Rover, the Launch Facility, and the Sensatron—a mutant vehicle entity from P-Cygni that has come to Earth to shine our light back to its home star. Siadek is currently developing the computer game Starship Adventure to let you explore space with your friends aboard your own custom starship. Visit StarshipAdventure.com to go deeper.
Scott Walker – Budget and Business
Scott Walker is a writer and entrepreneur who enjoys storytelling and world building (and when not writing, he's teaching "The Art of Visual Storytelling" at Art Center in Pasadena, CA). His past adventures in participatory storytelling models and collaborative world building frameworks led him to co-founding Brain Candy, LLC (which produced Runes of Gallidon), co-founding Transmedia L.A. (now Story Forward L.A.), and launching the Shared Story Worlds website. Scott has spoken often about participatory entertainment and transmedia (Disney Imagineering R&D, SXSW, Digital Book World, FMX, and DIY Days L.A.), and he served for two years on the StoryWorld Conference Advisory Council. His non-creative background involves startups in the financial and tech sector (but he much prefers being a typing monkey). Personal Site: http://metascott.com Author Site: http://scottiswriting.com